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Tuning modifications for the Mitsubishi Colt

Colt tuning tips from the car tuning guide, we take a look at the best power mods for the Colt in our latest guide.

Available in standard form with power of upto 148bhp (depending on the year), so this goes to show the tuning potential of the Colt. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 162.8bhp to 251.6bhp with modifications varying from a few DIY mods to some pretty major engine work. The higher you go the more unreliable the car will be and you should expect to have to rebuild the engine regularly if you want to extract silly power. A big forced induction upgrade would be needed to push beyond the 100bhp per 1000cc limit.

If you have a lower powered Colt your best bet for a mod would be an engine swap with the 148bhp Colt CZT. Already a popular choice for tuning up, especially the more powerful ColtsColt tuning projects should generally start with some improvement to the intake/exhaust of the engine. So get a stainless steel exhaust and good quality induction kit. A good fuel pressure regulator will up the throttle response.

The modification that gives the biggest power gain on your car would be a fast road cam. Internal engine modifications that should be high up on your list would be polishing and porting the head.

The Colts come in various power levels right up to 148bhp as per the Colt CZT If you apply a few tuning mods to this model of Colt you will see power gains from anywhere between 162.8bhp to 251.6bhp. But this sort of power requires some pretty heavy investment and a hell of a lot of engine work. .

Mitsubishi put together a nice package but the turbo Colt owners have a real tuners dream. A remap and Intercooler will add a lot of power to the engine and in some cases you can double your power. The Colts come in various power levels right up to 148bhp. On a motorsport prepared Colt it is possible to achieve power figures of anywhere approaching 192.4bhp to 281.2bhp. But this sort of power requires some pretty heavy investment and a hell of a lot of engine work. Suspension upgrades are next on every Colt owners priority list. A drop of 35mm will work well on most cars, any lower and you will hit other problems.

We will be covering Colt modifications in more detail in the future so plase bookmark this site and check back for regular updates.

Here are some motoring links who provide some excellent resources on all aspects of car tuning and modifications:
Car Styling
Car Tuning Tips

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